Thomas Gainsborough 1727–1788
Purchased from Mr Philip McQueen (Grant-in-Aid) 1971.
T01435 Wooded Landscape with Figures and Cows at a Watering Place (The Watering Place) c.1775–80
Soft-ground etching and aquatint, 10¿ x 12¿ (25.6 x 32.6).
Tate also possesses seven impressions of Gainsborough’s prints dating from Boydell’s time or earlier: N02210,’ The Watering Place’ (Hayes 7); N02717,’ Wooded Landscape with Peasant reading Tombstone’ (H.1o); N02718, ‘Wooded Landscape with Two Carts and Figures’ (H.9); N02720, ‘Wooded Landscape with Mountains and Water’ (H.13); N02721, ‘Wooded Landscape with Cottage, Cart and Figures’ (H.12); N02722, ‘Wooded Landscape with Three Cows at a Pool’ (H.15); N02722a, ‘Wooded Landscape with Herdsman and Three Cows’ (H.20).
Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1970–1972, London 1972.